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Cryptocurrencies have been breaking financial borders. Just like the internet empowered us to communicate and share information with anyone, anywhere 24/7/365, crypto is empowering people of any country to transact freely, to invest in all sorts of assets, and to access capital to grow their economic status. In this podcast, George Manolov talks to exceptional entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and thought leaders from the fintech and cryptocurrency space. Learn from them, their businesses, investment strategies, and expectations for the future of crypto.

Cryptocurrencies have been breaking financial borders. Just like the internet empowered us to communicate and share information with anyone, anywhere 24/7/365, crypto is empowering people of any country to transact freely, to invest in all sorts of assets, and to access capital to grow their economic status. In this podcast, George Manolov talks to exceptional entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and thought leaders from the fintech and cryptocurrency space. Learn from them, their businesses, investment strategies, and expectations for the future of crypto.

Location:

Switzerland

Description:

Cryptocurrencies have been breaking financial borders. Just like the internet empowered us to communicate and share information with anyone, anywhere 24/7/365, crypto is empowering people of any country to transact freely, to invest in all sorts of assets, and to access capital to grow their economic status. In this podcast, George Manolov talks to exceptional entrepreneurs, investors, hustlers, and thought leaders from the fintech and cryptocurrency space. Learn from them, their businesses, investment strategies, and expectations for the future of crypto.

Language:

English

Contact:

+359896665427


Episodes

Model Sees Bitcoin at $90,000 in 2020

11/27/2019
Dear listeners, in this episode, we meet, Jürgen Michels, the Chief Economist of the German BayernLB bank. The bank research team recently published a model that suggests the price of BTC to reach $90K after the halving in 2020. This estimation comes not from some random person, but from a state-owned German Bank. The moment I read the paper I instantly reached out to Jürgen and here he is on the Borderless Crypto. Some of the topics we cover include: What is the difference between hard and...

Duration:00:30:34

Bitcoin in 2010s Behaves like Gold in 1970s

11/13/2019
This is an insightful conversation with Matt Houghan, the head of research at Bitwise Asset Management. Bitwise is the first provider of cryptoasset index funds. In my view, these are very important tools for the growth of crypto’s market cap as they allow accredited and institutional investors to easily enter the crypto asset investment class. Before entering crypto, Matt was the CEO of ETF.com, where he created the first-ever ETF data analytics system. He is also the person behind the...

Duration:00:41:17

The Master of Crypto Liquidity and OTC Automation

9/20/2019
Hello borderless friends. I am especially thrilled to be publishing this interview with the fascinating Sam Bankman-Fried. While studying physics at MIT Sam came across effective altruism - this is a research field that finds the most promising solutions to the world's pressing problems. Sam decided that he can have the biggest impact in solving these problems by making money as a trader and donating it to important causes. In 2017, he launched Alameda research to address the liquidity...

Duration:00:42:55

Currency.com - Trade Stocks and Bonds With Crypto. Profit in Crypto.

9/8/2019
This time I am meeting Ivan Gowan, who is the founder and CEO of Currency.com. This is the first regulated tokenized securities exchange which allows crypto holders to get price exposure to more than 1000 securities such as Apple, Facebook, and Telsa stock, governmental bonds, and industry indices like the S&P500 and the DAX. Ivan explains in detail how Currency.com work, why the company based its operations in Belarus, what are its most sought investment products, why they are determined...

Duration:00:28:20

Actively Traded Cryptocurrencies. Inactive & Deadcoins.

8/6/2019
This crypto shot features Clay Collins, the founder and CEO of Nomics. I did a 70-min interview with Clay in episode 5 of the podcast. In this crypto shot I have selected some of my favorite highlights from my chat with Clay. This episode covers: And we finish off with some valuable insights from Clay on building a successful company. Clay’s Webinar (must watch if you trade and care about liquidity) Crypto Market Data 101: Fake Volume, Exchange Spam, and How The Seedy Market Data...

Duration:00:13:27

TruStory: The Social Network for Debating

7/25/2019
In this episode, I am talking to Preethi Kasireddy, the founder of TruStory - the only place on the internet where you can have truly constructive debates on crypto topics. This is a place where you go to not to argue and prove how smart you are, but to genuinely look for the truth or at least all sides of a particular story. What’s more, you can make money by debating on the platform. Preethi is a fascinating builder. After studying engineering and working 100 hrs/week at Goldman Sachs, she...

Duration:00:36:19

Daniel Shin, Co-Founder of Terra: The Stablecoin Which Pays You to Use It

7/1/2019
In this episode, I meet Daniel Shin, the co-founder of Terra - a fascinating stablecoin and payments network, backed by some of the biggest crypto VC funds. Terra is unlike any other stablecoin. They are not about trading. They are about spending in the real world. In this talk you will learn: Daniel’s Contact: https://terra.money/https://twitter.com/terra_moneyhttps://twitter.com/hyunsung1112

Duration:00:33:08

What Makes the Terra Stablecoin Better Than Facebook’s Libra?

6/30/2019
This crypto shot features Daniel Shin, the co-founder of the Terra stablecoin and payments network, who explains how Terra compares to Facebook’s Libra, and what gives Terra a powerful advantage over Libra. Daniel's Contact: https://terra.money/https://twitter.com/terra_moneyhttps://twitter.com/hyunsung1112

Duration:00:05:39

The Two Reasons Why E-Commerce Platforms Love the Terra Stablecoin

6/29/2019
This crypto shot features Daniel Shin, the co-founder of the Terra stablecoin and payments network, who explains why all e-commerce platforms are super enthusiastic to start accepting payments in Terra. Daniel’s Contact: Terra website -https://terra.money/Terra twitter -https://twitter.com/terra_moneyDaniels’ twitter -https://twitter.com/hyunsung1112

Duration:00:05:47

How Is Terra Vastly Different from All Other Stablecoins?

6/28/2019
This crypto shot features Daniel Shin, the co-founder of the Terra stablecoin and payments network, who explains what makes Terra fundamentally different from all established stablecoins. Daniel's Contact: Terra website -https://terra.money/Terra twitter -https://twitter.com/terra_moneyhttps://twitter.com/hyunsung1112

Duration:00:09:57

Nathaniel Whittemore on the Power of Narratives, Decentralized Social Media, and the Benefits of Majoring in History

6/28/2019
Today I have a very special guest. Nathaniel Whittemore - the master of crypto narratives. He is a renowned marketer, thought leader, and curator in the cryptocurrency space. He is most famous for his Long Read Sunday twitter threads, where every week he builds an engaging story off of the major news and opinions the crypto community is most excited about. This talk consists of 3 distinct parts. Think of them as 3 crypto shots. You can listen to all of them at once. Or you can listen to...

Duration:00:43:30

Apple - the Catalyst for New Privacy-First Tech Standards

6/27/2019
This is the Borderless Crypto podcast. Hello there, this is George and I am excited to share that apart from my long-form interviews, I am starting the Borderless Crypto Shots. These are select excerpts from my regular talks, which give you a concentrated chunk of information on a specific topic in 5-10 or 20 minutes maximum. Тhis crypto short features Nathaniel Whittemore, the author of the popular crypto newsletter Long Reads Sunday, with whom we discuss privacy. Today, for the most part,...

Duration:00:11:17

What Makes Building a Decentralized Facebook, Twitter so Hard?

6/25/2019
This is the Borderless Crypto podcast. Hello there, this is George and I am excited to share that apart from my long-form interviews, I am starting the Borderless Crypto Shots. These are select excerpts from my regular talks, which give you a concentrated chunk of information on a specific topic in 5-10 or 20 minutes maximum. Тhis crypto short features Nathaniel Whittemore, the author of the popular crypto newsletter Long Reads Sunday, with whom discuss decentralized social media. What...

Duration:00:12:21

Why Your Crypto Project Needs a Narrative? Must Listen for Founders.

6/23/2019
I am excited to share that apart from my long-form interviews, I am starting the Borderless Crypto Shots. These are select excerpts from my regular talks, which give you a concentrated chunk of information on a specific topic in 5-10 or 20 minutes maximum. Тhis crypto short features Nathaniel Whittemore, the author of the popular crypto newsletter Long Reads Sunday. In the coming 20 minutes, Nathaniel and I cover - What is narrative marketing? Why companies must employ it as a foundational...

Duration:00:16:35

Bill Ottman, CEO of Minds - the Open Source Alternative to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

6/9/2019
Today I am talking to Bill Ottman, the founder, and CEO of Minds.com - the social media platform, which unlike Facebook, Twitter, Instagram is 100% open source - meaning their software code is completely public. That’s right anyone can read their code and see what data Minds gathers and how they use it. What’s more, Minds.com leverages the blockchain with its ERC-20 token which users earn by contributing to the platform and they can spend to promote their content on the platform. Among many...

Duration:00:35:37

Nathan Worsley, CTO of LCS: P2P Trading and the Place to Find Quality Crypto Investments

5/28/2019
In this episode, I meet Nathan Worsley - the Chief Technical Officer at LocalCoinSwap - a P2P cryptocurrency exchange, allowing anyone globally to buy and sell crypto assets directly with each other securely, completely privately, without any KYC using over 250 different payment methods. This is yet another project that is removing financial borders and therefore I had to feature them on the Borderless Crypto podcast. Even if you are in countries which ban crypto, like Venezuela for example,...

Duration:00:44:57

Clay Collins, CEO of Nomics: The Road to Quality Data & Real Crypto Trading Volumes

5/23/2019
This time I meet Clay Collins, the CEO of Nomics, a data company delivering professional-grade market data APIs. This may sound boring, but you will be surprised how truly intriguing and entertaining this talk gets. We cover what Nomics does and how it sets the solid data foundations for the crypto industry to grow. Clay and I also talk extensively about trading volumes, fake trading volumes, and how Nomics fosters the adoption of best practices by crypto exchanges with its recently...

Duration:00:45:34

Hart Lambur, CEO of UMA: Trade Anything, Anywhere, With Any Amount of Capital

4/29/2019
This time I present you Hart Lambur, the CEO and founder of Universal Market Access, also known as UMA. UMA recently took over crypto media with the announcement of the USStocks token, which allows anyone with access to the internet to participate in the US stock market. The fact that UMA breaks literally all financial borders made it absolutely necessary for me to have them on the podcast. While the project is still in its early days, its potential is hard to understate. UMA is building the...

Duration:00:22:41

Nik Patel, Renowned Trader & Author: Making Money in Crypto by Speculating on Altcoins

4/9/2019
If you google about “trading altcoins” the top result you will find is Nik Patel and his “Altcoin Trader’s Handbook”, an extremely practical and at the same time entertaining guide on how to analyze, trade, and profit from altcoins. Half-way through reading Nik’s book, I knew I wanted to interview him. He has seen it all - from generating 43X returns to losing all of his capital. In this talk, we cover: Dogecoin, which initially got Nik into crypto. We analyze why the Dogecoin still exists,...

Duration:01:24:16

Tory Reiss, Co-Founder of TrustToken: Use Cases of Tokenized Fiat Which Can Eventually Replace Traditional Fiat

4/8/2019
This time I have Tory Reiss, co-founder of the TrustToken Asset Tokenization Platform. Tory shares how their company was bootstrapped, raised capital from elite VCs and launched one of the biggest regulated stablecoins - the TrueUSD. Recently they also launched the TrueGBP. Tory and I talk about the ways in which you can use TrueUSD to easily transact internationally or to simply earn passive income with the interest-earning product of Nexo. Among many other things Tory also explains: How...

Duration:00:51:28